In the buildup to the Springboks’ epic opening game of the 2019 Rugby World Cup against New Zealand, prop Trevor Nyakane had to make one of the biggest decisions of his career.
Vodacom Bulls coach Pote Human says he is confident that his forwards can handle the powerful Stormers pack when they clash at Newlands on Saturday.
Vodacom Bulls prop Trevor Nyakane says he will be up for the challenge of facing Bok teammate Steven Kitshoff in the north-south derby against the Stormers this weekend.
The inclusion of Trevor Nyakane is the only change to the Vodacom Bulls team for Saturday’s highly anticipated derby against the Stormers in Cape Town.
The Vodacom Bulls have received a welcome boost with props Trevor Nyakane and Lizo Gqoboka set to return to training this week.
Burger Odendaal and Trevor Nyakane will form the core of the Vodacom Bulls’ leadership group during the 2020 Vodacom Super Rugby season.
Matt Proudfoot talks about the mood in the Bok camp after the defeat by the All Blacks, while Bongi Mbonambi says that Trevor Nyakane will be missed.
The departing Trevor Nyakane will be missed but the Springboks have a fine swing-prop alternative in Thomas du Toit. JON CARDINELLI in Nagoya reports.
SA Rugby magazine identifies some of the good, the bad and the ugly to take away from the Boks’ opening World Cup defeat to the All Blacks.
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that the calf injury sustained by prop Trevor Nyakane in the match against the All Blacks is serious. JON CARDINELLI in Yokohama reports.